Source: Taste of South Sudan
Mike Classic Events
Today Taste of South Sudan is highlighting an exemplary young man who has started an event management company called Mike Classic Events. Michael Lado is a young entrepreneur who is busy building his business empire one brick at a time. At a time when most college graduates line the halls of government offices searching for employment, Michael decided that starting his own business was the way to go.
TOSS: Thank you Michael Lado for doing this interview. As you know Taste of South Sudan strives to encourage young South Sudanese youth all over the world to be successful in their careers. Today, our spotlight is on entrepreneurship.
Mike: you are most welcome Taste of South Sudan.
TOSS: Tell us about your company?
Mike: Mike classic Events is a service company that provides events planning and management services for weddings, meetings, conferences and other events.
TOSS: When did you start? And what is the vision?
Mike: I started my business last year in September 15/2018. The goal is to create local opportunity, growth and impact in every community and country around the world.
TOSS: What is it that you actually do?
Mike: I offer services ranging from providing tents, chairs, tables, sound systems and services like decorations, so forth as need arises. I do offer event planning services that include event management, for weddings, receptions, anniversary consultations, birthday parties and funeral service.
TOSS: If I hire you today to set up my venue for a naming ceremony in my home; what type of service can I expect from you?
Mike: It is our pleasure that we will give our clients our undivided attention. We will listen to your needs and work with you to create the event of your dreams. Our clients’ wishes become our commands. So whatever our client wants for the event, we can offer.
TOSS: Tell us about your educational background and how does it relate – help you run Mike Classic Events?
Mike: I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and management studies, specialized in Bank and Finance, from St.Lawrence University – Kampala Uganda (2014 – 2017). I strongly believe that with the kind of knowledge, skills and learning that I have attained through my studies, I will be able to effectively run and manage this kind of business and lead it to a remarkable level of success.
TOSS: What limitations do you encounter as an entrepreneur in Juba, South Sudan?
Mike: I would create an opportunity for the client to accompany me to test or view things for themselves to give them a better first-hand experience that allows me to better explain my recommendations.
TOSS: Let us fast forward 5 years. Where do you see Mike Classic Events?
Mike: Mike Classic Events will offer its services mostly to all events clients. The company will position itself as an experienced provider of all sorts of events management inclusive of corporate events, cultural events, leisure events, and personal events. Unlike most of its competitors, Mike Classic Events will be offering a full range of services and thus provide the convenience of one-stop shopping for its clients. This will significantly reduce the customers’ time and efforts preparing for such an important event as a wedding, an anniversary, a graduation ceremony etc. Moreover, by utilizing numerous supplier contacts that the company owners have established and economies of scale, Mike Classic Events will be able to pass on to its customers sizable cost savings.
TOSS: How can potential customers reach you?
Mike Classic Events: Tel +211-922997751,
Our location is : Atla-bara (B) Facebook road . Juba- South Sudan.
TOSS: There you have it folks. Mike Classic Events is open for business. Thank you Michael Lado. May you continue to be an encouragement for other young entrepreneurs. We wish you success.
Mike: Thank you Taste of South Sudan (TOSS).